AOF Announces 2016 Residency Award Recipients

By Staff
Monday, August 29, 2016 12:21 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Residency Awards.

CooperVision Honored for Environmental, Health and Safety Practices

By Staff
Monday, August 22, 2016 12:18 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision has been honored by the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association (PRMA) with a series of prestigious environmental, health and safety awards which recognize advancements in its Puerto Rico high volume production facility.

Prevent Blindness Announces Second Annual Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award

By Staff
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:18 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness along with the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) announced the Illinois Eye Institute (IEI) at Princeton Vision Clinic based at the Illinois Chicago College of Optometry as the recipient of the second annual Bonnie Strickland Champion Children’s Award.

Dr. Perry Rosenthal, Pioneering Ophthalmologist, to Receive 2016 Max Schapero Memorial Lecture Award

By Staff
Friday, August 5, 2016 12:18 AM CHESTNUT HILL, Mass.—Dr. Perry Rosenthal, a pioneering Boston ophthalmologist, has received the 2016 Max Schapero Memorial Lecture Award, the Boston EyePain Foundation announced. The award will officially be presented to Dr. Rosenthal at the Section's Awards Program in Anaheim, California on Nov. 9, 2016.

Vision Council Announces Directors’ Choice Award Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductees

By Staff
Monday, August 1, 2016 12:21 AM ALEXANDRIA, Va.—The Lab Division of The Vision Council announced the industry veterans who will be recognized during the Directors’ Choice Award and 17th Annual Lab Division Hall of Fame celebration on Sept. 14.

ABB Optical Group Awards $5,000 Grant to UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry

By Staff
Friday, July 22, 2016 12:15 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group announced that the UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry won the first University Education Challenge, a program hosted by ABB Optical and Paragon Vision Sciences to support aspiring optometrists. The school received a $5,000 unrestricted educational grant.

Women Who Wow on VisionMonday.com

By Staff
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:15 AM NEW YORK—There’s nothing special about the number 43. It just happens to be the total number of honorees in this year’s group of Influential Women, but it’s the women themselves who are special.

Each of the 43 honorees comprising the 2016 Most Influential Women in Optical come from the worlds of vision care, retailing, manufacturing, distribution, dispensing and designing.

We’ve been impressed by their success stories as well as their accomplishments and their impact on colleagues, customers and, in some instances, the entire optical industry.

Join us in celebrating these #WomenWhoWow highlighted in our July cover story.

SVS Vision Honored by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office

By Staff
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:00 AM MT. CLEMENS, Michigan—SVS Vision was awarded the Distinguished Community Service Award, which is presented annually during National Police Week by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for their support of law enforcement.

American Academy of Optometry Announces 2016 Award Recipients

By Staff
Friday, July 15, 2016 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—Each year, the American Academy of Optometry honors individuals who have made contributions to advancing the profession of optometry.

Vision Source Named Among Winners of 29th Annual CIO 100 Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:18 AM KINGWOOD, Texas—Vision Source was recently honored among the winners for the 29th annual CIO 100 Awards. With over 500 nominations in 2016, the CIO 100 is a highly sought after prize which honors companies that showcase flexibility, commitment, and advancement.

Prevent Blindness Honors Rajeev S. Ramchandran, MD, With Joanne Angle Investigator Award

By Staff
Monday, June 27, 2016 12:21 AM CHICAGO—Prevent Blindness, has selected Rajeev S. Ramchandran, MD, MBA, associate professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, as the honoree of the 13th annual 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award.

‘Uncle Frank’ Fontana, OD, Selected for WWII St. Louis Honor Flight

By Staff
Monday, June 20, 2016 12:00 AM ST. LOUIS and WASHINGTON D.C.—Legendary optometrist, Frank Fontana, OD, known with great fondness as “Uncle Frank” to hundreds of ODs, colleagues and friends in the vision care field, was selected to take part in the World War II “Honor Flight” roundtrip from St. Louis to Washington D.C. on May 24.

Essilor Lands No. 5 Spot in Newsweek’s 2016 Green Rankings

By Staff
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:21 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor announced today that it was ranked No. 5 in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, created in partnership with Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.

ABB Optical Group Founder and CEO Angel Alvarez Named Florida 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year

By Staff
Monday, June 13, 2016 12:18 AM CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—ABB Optical Group CEO and founder, Angel Alvarez received the Florida EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 in the distribution and manufacturing category.
Loading...